Being a superpower is the dream of every country. It proves that a state has leading position in the international structure and is economically powerful. The superpower countries the world over have always influenced our lives. Today, we are going to share the list of top 10 countries that have become superpowers.
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Brazil is a South American country, one of the largest in the world. It has attained the superpower position due to exceptional military. Brazil’s economy is well-strengthened. The country has established itself in the fields of science and technology. It has diverse wildlife, natural environments and natural resources.
9. United Kingdom
United Kingdom is a developed country. It has one of the strongest political powers. Its economy by nominal GDP is one of the largest. UK has extensive economical, military, cultural, scientific and political influences. Its military force is well equipped.
Russia is another prominent country in this list. It is largest in terms of geography. The country has rich sources of energy and minerals. Russia has well recognized nuclear weapons, and one of the largest stocks of nuclear armaments.
China is a highly populated country, and second largest in terms of geographical area. It has been a fast growing country with great economical power. China has world’s finest importers and exporters that have played vital part in the country’s economical and financial power. It has large defense budget, and is a regional authority of Asia.
Canada is a developed and one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Its economy is one of highest in the world by per capita income. Canada has established itself in the fields of education, civil liberties, government transparency, quality of life and economic liberty. It is a member of the United Nation.
5. United States
United States is another notable superpower. This country enjoys lots of benefits in terms of military strength, economic resources, and political power. It has an estimated GDP of USD16.7 trillion. The military expenditures of America are 39%. It is the first country to have developed nuclear power.
France is a republic, located in Western Europe and is one of the largest countries of Europe. It is a member of G8 group and its economic distinction, advanced military, accomplished workforce and political powers – all are the reasons of France to become a superpower. It is a large producer of agricultural products, and has prominent fashion and textile industries.
3. South Africa
South Africa is situated at the southern tip of Africa. It is one of the most advanced countries in the world. South Africa is known for its high profile industrialization. It has least international issues and sustained momentous regional power to much extent.
Germany is a member of European Union and has the biggest economy by nominal GDP to be one of prominent. Germany has been a leader in technological and industrial sectors. It has one of the highest military expenditures, and political power of Germany is very strong.
Japan is also named as the Land of the Rising Sun. It is one of the major tourist attractions. This country has dominant economic power as its economy is one of largest in the world. Its military power is strong. Japan is famous for advanced technology and for export of automobiles, chemicals and electronics. It is a leading country in science and research sectors.
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